On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:16:02AM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote: > Bernhard Reiter writes: > > > I guess it would be helpful to briefly say why using initrd is an > > advantage and I want to use it. > > There are lots of reasons for using an initrd, so it's not possible to > say it briefly. If you just want the Debian package to work, just > follow the advice. If you want to know more, be find somebody who > knows and ask. To say: Follow instructions, otherwise go and ask someone for explanation is a bit unfriendly and not helping the interested systemadministrator to decide what to do and where to go if he does not understand it. What about: Regular Debian kernels switched to using initrd for 2.6.x kernels, because it has several advantages. And then Ask on debian-xxx@xxx or look at www.debian.org/initrd if you want the details. > > | cpio: /etc/modprobe.conf: No such file or directory > > | cpio: /lib/modules/modprobe.conf: No such file or directory > > > > Those two cpio look strange to me. > > Yep. It is a small glitch in mkinitrd and has been reported as a bug > against initrd-tools already. Good.
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